Latest articles on House Prices

Local property market looking up

More people are selling to upgrade and house prices are set to increase.

Property market shows growth in 2013

The property market ended on a high in 2013, showing an increase in house prices, bond sizes and bank approval rates.

House prices continue steady climb

According to the FNB second quarter house price review, house prices continued to increase in the second quarter of 2012.

The economic week ahead: Nowhere to hide

Last week's market carnage in the US and Europe spread to Asia this morning. Now the ball is in the central banks' court, writes Matt Quigley.

House price growth ‘highest in two years’

FNB says house prices in April showed the highest year-on-year growth since June 2010, but were still 12.6% lower than 2008 levels in real terms.

Dreary house price growth hits real estate agents

Another bad year for house price growth has given the real estate industry a tougher climate as commission earnings for agents decline.

House prices take strain in April

The year-on-year growth in residential house prices was constrained in April, according to the Absa House Price Index released on Monday.

Prices benefit from relaxed lending

Banks keep lowering their lending criteria and house prices keep going up.

House prices surge

A person now needs more than R1-million to buy an average home in South Africa.

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Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

AG’s report reveals the municipalities where money goes to waste

Municipalities are in complete disarray, with many of them flagged by the auditor-general for deliberate lack of accountability and tolerance for transgressions by political and administrative leadership while billions are squandered.

Press Releases

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

Economic ramifications of Covid-19

There is an opportunity for business and government in collaboration to galvanise and work together, and present ourselves as a viable destination for investment

BCX empowers its finance staff with professional accounting qualifications

'For the finance function to go beyond the numbers we need to be professional and we cannot leave out the financial control experts'

Ensuring no prospective CA(SA) is left behind

Sizwe Nxasana talks about the macro-economic impact our country will suffer if the accountancy profession fails to transform its pipeline in the pandemic

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